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Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! Differences between hcart and hcart2?

We are using NetBack Up with a single IBM 3580-HH5 half-height LTO5 drive (non-robotic).  What should the media type for that particular type of drive be defined as?  HCART?  HCART2?

Resolved! Opscenter/Netbackup questions

Hi all, I have a couple questions Is there a way in opscenter and command line) to display what directories/file systems are being backed up by a specific server?             For example say a client wants to know what directories are being bac...

Resolved! Upgrade NetBackup Licenses

Hi all, Currently, our organization uses NetBackup 6.5.5, now we want to upgrade to 7.6, but we don't have maintenance contract. The license for NetBackup 6.5 were purchased 5 years ago. So I want to know what do we need to perform the upgrade, do w...

C_Bap by Level 2
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Resolved! Inline duplication of Cataloge - Any issues with restore

Becasue a cataloge backup takes a long time I'm considering doing an inline duplication to different geographical locations (local & offsite).  This will give me two copies in thshoterest time possible.     When it comes to restore time of the catal...

Bob_- by Level 3
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Array based Snapshot method for backups using EMC Timefinder

Hi anyone using the EMC Symmetrix to Timefinder method to back up the clients, We are currently running the agent based file backups on the host, this causes performance impact on the due to high I/O on client SAN disks. From looking at the Snapshot ...

JD_Nbu by Level 2
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Resolved! Microsoft SQL Agent Backups

We recently began to finally use the SQL agent to perform our backups as opposed to doing daily SQL dumps that are then picked up nightly by NBU... This is not so much an issue as I know the fix, but I am still seeking the reasoning for the behavior...

Resolved! Does replacing a media server also decomission it ?

I am following the steps to replace an old media server with a new one in http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=HOWTO86115#v35928566 My question is after running /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/nbdecommission -oldserver Ol...

Resolved! vCenter Virtual Appliance

I need some assistance. We are thinking to upgrade our vCenter from a Windows machines, to the vCenter Virtual Appliance, which runs on Linux. Do you think Netbackup will still work, if we decide to use the Linux based virtual appliance. Any thoug...

Arsalan_2k by Level 4
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Resolved! Upgrade of Cluster Master Server from 6.5 to 7.5

Hi All,   We are planning to upgrade some master servers that are running currently on 6.5. We want to upgrade it to 7.5. These are clustered Master servers(Solaris). Please share some step by step instruction to upgrade process. We don't have a...

nbu123 by Level 5
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Resolved! Catalog Migration from One NBU Domain to another

We have one NBU Master on 7.0.X version and we are building another on 7.5.X . We need to merge the catalog of 7.0.X into the new Catalog Data Base of 7.5.X . Clients from 7.0.X will be moving to the 7.5.X Master and until the last client is not mig...

Windows 2008 DIFF Suddenly Runs Big Backup

Hi All, I would like to share a problem we have with one of our Windows 2008 backups and see if anyone has encountered a similar problem and if possable find a resolution. Servers Involved:- NBU Matser - HPUX 11.31 - NBU7504 Client - Windows 2008...

Resolved! Report on users with access to Backup Scheduler

Working through an audit and realized that I do not know the procedure to generate such an output.   How can I report on all users with access to the backup scheduler?   Currently it is just local accounts to the system that have access and there...

DG-2005 by Level 5
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Assertion failed in Netbackup SQL Client when trying to restore

Hello! I'm having a problem when I try to select something to restore with the Netbackup SQL Client (version 7.5.0.6). I am able to start the client then select something to backup fine. When I click on File>Restore SQL Server Objects then on Ok, it ...